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Sep 25, 2012 4:30am EDT
raising more concerns for families and the government. sherrie johnson has details and it's bigger than originally thought. >> reporter: question. -- yes. the large-scale recall for valencia peanut butter is for nut butter at stores across the country. this includes almond butter and peanut but theer with flax seed sold under archer farms. only trader joe's has been linked to salmonella but the product has been linked to 29 cases of sam nilna in 18 -- salmonella in 18 states. more than 3/4 of those that became ill were children under a 18. there have been reported illness of three cases in massachusetts one in rhode island and one in north carolina many people became sick between june 11th and september 2nd. salmonella can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection. most dangerous to children, elderly and those with weak immune systems. find a list of the recalled items on the website at abc2news.com on the home page. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> news time 4:36. this is one of the top stories on abc2news.com. we are talking about a 26-year- old man char
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 4:30am EDT
healthcare, the economy and the role of the government. but while the two candidates were off the trail yesterday getting ready and prepping for the big debate, their wives are giving us a little bit of insight. >> i get so nervous at these debates, and, you know, i'm like one of those parents watching their kid on the balance beam. he doesn't need much advice. i mean, he's been doing this for quite some time. >> almost after every answer that he gives, he'll find me in the audience to see was that good, was that okay? >>reporter: something president obama has really had the momentum as of late. the polls show that this race is tightening up, esal
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 6:00pm EDT
over the phone. government agencies don't do that. you can tell the ssa no changes can be made to your account unless you appear in person with an i.d. to find out how to do that, just log on to our website, abc2news.com. joce sterman. abc2 news. >> call the inspector general. you can find the number on our website. abc2news.com. >>> tonight's health alert. if you are eating healthy and still not losing weight, portion sizes may be the blame. sizes matter when it comes to your food. doctors say there are some tricks. >> take little sandwich bags and portion out all the portions ahead of time and put them in a shoe box in your pantry. just seeing how much a portion is rather than mindlessly picking at the bag affects it. >> using smaller plates is a good way. studies show the bigger the plairkts the more food you're going to put on it and try eating slower by slowing down. it gives your stomach a chance to tell the brain it's full. >> we've been taking house calls as we think pink for the month of october, breast cancer awareness. the doctor has been gracious enough to answer some of ou
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
, abc2 news. >>> a government report finds good news when it comes to prescription drug abuse. among young adults use is down. the study show as 14% drop for 18 to 25-year-olds last year. public education initiatives and drug monitoring programs are being credited for the decline. >>> the fight against the west nile virus continues in baltimore county. mosquitoes carry west nile, transmitting it into humans through bites. most people with west nile present with mild flu symptoms. people in the area should stay indoors during the spraying. it will take place after 7:30 tomorrow night as long as the weather is decent. >>> if you're in the market for a home, you know that prices are creching up. recently released data shows the average price of homes in major markets are at a nine-year high. average home prices went up 1.6% between june and july, returning prices to their best level in nine years. the price increase is being credited to record low mortgage rates and tighter supply of homes that are available for sale. >> let's take you out to the yard. a few of the clouds drifting in as
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
monitored closely. >> doctor, tell us about the walk/run. >> this is a rare disease. the government is not funding a lot of work in these rare diseases. so we rely on people to donate to find cutting-edge therapies to find new ways to treat the cancer. we expect eli to be a fully normal adult. with the good chemotherapy we were able to re love the champion and he walks like a champ. >> and wiggles, too. >> he's getting to be a regular 2-year-old. >> coming up on his birthday. >> october 2nd. >> we want to tell you about the walk. it raises money for the sarcoma program. we want you to save the date for this year's date. it's october 7th, the western regional park from 9 a.m. until noon. come out and meet eli. >> we'll be there. >> and his voice is great. >> yes. >> thank you so much for joining us. >> thank you. >>> let's take a lock at our weather in motionment manchester had a decent amount of clouds. quite a difference from yesterday. there's a peek or two of sunshine. we have storms back to the south of you. here's the shot downtown. it is a really good looking shot but overcast sk
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 6:00pm EDT
middle eastern entity, perhaps a middle eastern government, has attacked web sites on critical infrastructure in the united states. >> reporter: so far the hackers have not been able to steal any money, or disrupt financial markets. authorities in the race against time to stop them before something worse happens g they can move money around and cause financial chaos. >> reporter: today the u.s. government is actively working to locate and block the massive attack. it appear as covert cyber war is fully engaged. >>> in the case of a stolen puppy, earlier this week a couple walked in to the animal rescue foundation and spent time playing with this guy, mango, several minutes later the couple walked out with mango tucked in a pocket. someone called the foundation, said they had mango and wanted to return him. the caller wasn't the person who stole him and didn't want the $1000 reward. the foundation says though it's had a bad couple of days they hope good can come of this. >> as horrible as it has been. people found out about our organization and rescues in general. >> another goo
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 5:30pm EDT
have more on it. >> a new government report has news about prescription drug abuse. why abuse among one segment of the population is on the decline. those stories and whole plot more when you join us for -- lot more when you join us at 6:00. >>> it's a time honored tradition in towns all over the country but one will no longer be able to hold a father-daughter dance. one school was sued after a single mother said she had a serious problem with the dances. she argued they were too gender specific. after the ucla took up the cause -- aclu took up the issue, it was banned. >> when we create any event that might any family feel excluded. >> although federal law does not allow discrimination based on gender, there are some exception. the school district has band the dances but passed a resolution asking the state legislature to consider changing the law that makes the dances illegal. >>> a maryland moving company accused of hitting customers with hundreds of dollars of unexpected fees. that story and more coming up on abc2 news at 6, which starts right now. >>> a close knit community in
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 5:30pm EDT
believe government last a responsibility to take care of them. >> reporter: romney is hitting obama on his energy policy. >> obama wages war on cold. using more coal every day. now your job is in danger. >> reporter: we've also learned the romney campaign will be slightly upping their ad buys in key battleground states. >>> this next story, certainly not a political ad you would have seen a few years ago. the king of cool, sometimes the king of cursing, samuel l. jackson is reaching out to voters in a new ad. jackson tells people to wake the "f" up. you fill in the blaimption. >>> how do you get that stain out of that couch or the counter in the kitchen? what do you use to make sure your world is spotless. we have more on the best stain removers you can buy. >> they claim to be heavy duty but can all purpose cleaners really do it all. consumer reports put these 19 brand cleaners to the test on tough stains in the kitchen and bathroom and found only one with enough cleaning power that warns the -- warrants the name all purpose. >> it handled grease, grape juice, soap scum, a variety of
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 5:30pm EDT
putting your money at risk. how the u.s. government is trying to block cyber attacks. those stories and more coming up at 6:00. krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with the... number of students that we have. resources. materials. things that the children need... on a day-to-day basis. anncr: question seven will help. the department of legislative services says question seven... will mean hundreds of llions of dollars... for schools...from gaming revenues that would have... gone to other states. and independent audits will guarantee the money... goes where it's supposed to. krystal conwell: i think people should vote for question... seven because i think it will be a great benefit to children. >>> my space was once massive success but overshadowed by facebook and twitter and pinterest. it will focus on music sharing and artists. >> one of the reason people detested it, it was a cluttered mess. it represented everything bad about the way the internet used to look. >> my space had 100 million users. facebook is closing in on 1 billion. the auction of a ray paining put on hold over
ABC
Sep 28, 2012 11:00pm EDT
, perhaps a government has attacked websites of critical structure in the united states. >> the united states government is working to block the massive attacks and stop the hackers before they disrupt the financial markets and do any more damage. >>> remember moms old cream or brown fridge? that's so out of date. appliance manufacturers are starting to get tired of stainless steel. john shows you what may becoming next to your kitchen so you don't waste your money. >> reporter: did you just upgrade your appliances to stainless steel because that's the hottest new trend? sorry to say but the stainless trend may be on its way out. after 15 years of stainless everything manufacturers moving onto new finishes. if you remodeled in the past decade chances are you picked stainless steel for your fridge, dishwasher and stove. stainless looks professional and house shows you arrived. if you just upgraded you may have arrived late. stainless steel is on overtime and reports stainless fatigue. the new ice collection calls white the new stainless. ge which is pushing new line of metallic slate. t
ABC
Sep 26, 2012 4:55am EDT
is look grimmer by sunday, the service is required by law to pay the federal government 5.6 billion dollars. this to fund health care benefits for retireees but it won't be that because they don't have the money. it's going to be the second time the service had defoughted on a -- defaulted on a payment. they will run out of money by the spring unless congress acts soon. >>> the lacrosse player sentenced for murdering his girlfriend is fighting the judge's decision. >> good morning maryland at 5 starts right now. >> you are watching the station that works for you. now, good morning maryland. >> and after a number of starts and stops could we see plans for a casino in baltimore city? the plans laid out for the harrah's. >> another round of spraying for west nile virus. locations you need to know about. >> who needs punxsatawney phil when you have baltimore bill. the crab that could predict the coming winter. details coming up on this wednesday. september 26th. good morning i am charley crowson. >> i am megan pringle. lynette charles will get you ready whether you need the umbrella owl
ABC
Sep 25, 2012 6:00am EDT
as the government. sherrie johnson is here with the details and this is bigger than originally thought. >> reporter: exactly. we are talking about over 70 products. we have learn the large-scale recall for trader joe's brand valencia peanut but the are applies to nutter butter sold under 14 brand names at stores around country including almond butter and peanut butter with flax seed sold at target's store. the product which is sold nationwide has been linked to 29 cases of salmonella in 18 states. more than 3/4 of those who became ill were children under 18. no deaths have been reported so far. there have been reported illnesses of 3 cases in massachusetts, one in rhode island and one in north carolina. people became sick between june 11 and september 2nd. salmonella can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps 12 to 72 hours after infection. most dangerous to children, elderly and others with weak immune system. find a complete list of the recalled items on the website at abc2news.com on the home page. sherrie johnson, abc2 news. >>> four minutes after 6. when you head to th
ABC
Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm EDT
the syrian government. >>> then a shootout leaves one border patrol agent dead and another hurt tonight. police are out there, the fbi, they are all searching for clues. nickelous ivy died. the fbi says there was more than one shooter and the last time we had a boarden agent killed, you have to go back to -- border agent killed, you have to go back to 2010. >>> the iphone 5 is out and it comes with a price tag of hundreds of dollars. but that's just how much you'll pay for the phone. coming up next, the extra expenses you may come up with when upgrading your phone to the latest and greatest. >> check out our abc2news weather app. >> and have you started thinking about holiday shopping? you may end up spending moniliases year, but some -- more than last year, but some store owners could be up for -- >>> retailers have expecting some big things out of this holiday shopping season. holiday sales are expected to be up 4% over last year. consumers are expected to use mobile and social options to do more shopping. so sales at brick and mortar stores are going to take a hit. so expect
ABC
Sep 27, 2012 11:00pm EDT
governments waiting to make road repairs could be a factor. >>> if your child is grown out of their safety seats, changes are coming next month that could have you putting them back in the seat. in october a state law goes into effect that changes the rules, instead of a weight threshold children younger than eight will have to be at least 4-foot 9. so for help on making sure that seat is installed properly you can call 1-800-370- seat. >>> we want to make sure you are getting to where you need to go with time safer traffic. lauren cook has a look at place that could give you trouble tomorrow morning. >> reporter: the abc2 time safer traffic. there is construction underway on 795, one northbound lane will be shut down at the beltway through 5:00 tomorrow morning. if you are traveling in east baltimore repairs continue on that massive sink hole, east monument street will be closed all the way through the middle of october. until then you will want to use earls street. i will track the details tomorrow on good morning maryland starting at 4:30. >> coming up if you are looking for a job you k
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 11:00pm EDT
customers. it is a government investigation that uncovered illegal late fees, rewards promised and not paid and for discriminating against people over the age of 35. the refund will be spread among 250,000 customers and also the government struck similar deals with discover and capital one. >>> check your pantry tonight. the peanut butter recall got bigger. trader's joe pulled some from the shelves. more chains are removing more product, the recall from the mexico based company sundlin includes almond and cash auto butter. it impacts, whole foods, safe way, target, and giant. many people got salmonella after eating it. >>> since the iphone 5 release apple has been on the defense. there were a few glitches in the operating system and the map application. now there may be a bug putting you over your data limit. verizon customers noticed their data disappearing even when the phones were on wifi. verizon says they will not charge for the overage and put in a software fix. >>> families have been opening their mail to learn that their daughter has been invited to take part in a beauty contes
ABC
Oct 1, 2012 4:55am EDT
. senate passed a replacement but not the house and without a law the federal government would be required to buy dairy products and push up prices. movie theaters came back to life this weekend thanks to hotel transylvania adam sandler'sanimateed comedy received 43 million in particular sales and there could be a worldwide shortage of disposable diapers. a factory in japan that makes a key ingredient it
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